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'Jackson' 'Jackson' i(7813112 works by)
Also writes as: Janet Jackson
Gender: Female
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Jackson was born in Cumbria, England, and lives in Fremantle, Western Australia. She is a computer science graduate and poet. She undertook her PhD in Writing at Edith Cowan University.

Since 1991, her work has been published in Australian and overseas journals and anthologies, including the Australian Poetry Journal and the Fremantle Press Anthology of Western Australian Poetry. She has published two books, a chapbook, seven zines, and a CD.

Her public appearances include the Queensland and Tasmanian Poetry Festivals. Since 2008 she has taught and edited creative writing and poetry privately and for many organisations. In 2009 she established Perth Poetry Club, which she coordinated until 2012. She is the founding editor of the online poetry journal Uneven Floor, established in 2013.

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Most Referenced Works


  • Jackson published as 'Janet Jackson' until mid-2012, when she switched to the primary name 'Jackson'.

  • In addition to the awards individually listed below, Jackson also won the Poetry Matters Editor's Award in 2014 and awarded the ECU Magdalena Prize for Feminist Research in 2019.

Personal Awards

Awards for Works

Home Is Where It Gets Dark i "My daughter and I swapped rooms.", 2019 single work poetry
— Appears in: Live Canon 2019 Anthology 2019; (p. 20)
2019 longlisted Live Canon International Poetry Competition
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